If you think the days of making money selling domain names are long gone…think again!
Domain names can still lead to significant opportunities if you ‘see’ the vision and understand ‘monetization.’
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What is a Domain Name Investor?
A domain name investor is much like a real estate investor or an investor in the stock market. Of course, the underlying assets are different but some of the investing principles are very much the same. Just like a real estate investor looks for real estate to either fix up and flip or to buy and hold for cash flow from rental income the same is true of many domain investors. A domain name investor will look for domain names to buy with an end goal typically being to flip the domain name or to monetize the domain name so that it makes cash flow in the form of advertising, affiliate sales, ecommerce, etc. The process of investing in domain names is typically called domaining and the domain name investors are referred to as domainers.
Why Invest in Domain Names?
There are many good reasons to invest in domain names. It is important to understand that each and every domain name is unique and therefore has inherent value. There is only one hotels.com. Only one insurance.com. Only one cars.com. And on and on. That is not to say that every domain is valuable because some domains are pretty close to worthless (i.e. efy56u7ett90-i-09-m.info). Read this guide on how to choose a domain name for more details about what makes a good domain name.